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Alone at Dick Proenneke's Log Cabin in the Wilderness | Silence and Solitude in Alaska

  • Alone at Dick Proennekes Log Cabin in the Wilderness | Silence and Solitude in Alaska

    1:8:56

    #logcabin #cabin #Alaska
    Shawn James visits Dick Proenneke's off grid log cabin at Twin Lakes in Lake Clark National Park, Alaska and spends two nights alone camping on the gravel beach of upper Twin Lake. Bears, moose and Dall sheep abound and he catches and cooks fish on an open fire, including arctic grayling and arctic char, catching and releasing sockeye salmon as well.
    Hiking in the mountains of the Alaskan range, he views incredible vistas from the mountain tops and watches as clouds race through the valley, with ever changing weather - rain, sun, wind...
    See the inside of Proenneke's log cabin as well as three others, which will be showcased in more detail in the follow up video.

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  • Cabin Alone in the Alaskan Wilderness - Dick Proenneke

    27:13

    This film is a documentary profile of conservationist and wildlife photographer, Dick Proenneke, at his home in the Lake Clark area of Alaska. It features close-up scenes of native wildlife, dramatic panoramas of the change of seasons and clips of Proenneke carving his log cabin out of the wild Alaskan wilderness.



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  • Dick Proenneke - One Mans Alaska

    27:01

    National Park Service - One Man's Alaska

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  • Dick Proenneke in Alone in the Wilderness

    10:29

    - There were 4 one hour videos produced on Dick Proennekes life up at Twin Lakes. Dick Proenneke in Alone in the Wilderness is the story of Dick Proenneke living in the Alaska wilderness. Dick filmed his adventures so he could show his relatives in the lower 48 states what life was like in Alaska, building his cabin, hunting for food and exploring the area. Bob Swerer has taken the best footage from Dick's films and he has created 4 videos about Dick, Alone in the Wilderness, Alone in the Wilderness part 2, Alaska, Silence and Solitude and The Frozen North. You can purchase all of them in DVD format from the website.

  • Dick Proenneke in Alaska, Silence & Solitude

    5:48

    - Alaska Silence & Solitude is the follow up to Alone in the Wilderness, filmed about 20 years later. Bob Swerer and Bob Swerer Sr. visit Dick Proenneke at his famous cabin on Twin Lakes where wildlife is still abundant and the scenery is spectacular. Bob Swerer has taken the best footage from Dick's films and he has created 3 videos about Dick, Alone in the Wilderness, Alaska, Silence and Solitude and The Frozen North. You can purchase all of them in DVD or VHS format from the website.

  • Dick Proenneke in Alone in the Wilderness part II

    10:41

    - There were 4 one hour videos produced on Dick Proennekes life up at Twin Lakes. Dick Proenneke's simple, yet profound account of his 30 year adventure in the remote Alaska wilderness continues in this sequel to Alone in the Wilderness. Watch through his eyes as he continues to document with his 16mm wind-up Bolex camera, capturing his own amazing craftsmanship, the stunning Alaskan wildlife and scenery and even a visit from his brother Ray (Jake). His epic journey takes you on a vacation away from the hustle and bustle of today's fast-paced society, and is a true breath of fresh air.

    Bob Swerer has taken the best footage from Dick's films and he has created 4 videos about Dick, Alone in the Wilderness, Alaska, Silence and Solitude The Frozen North, and now Alone in the Wilderness part II. You can purchase all of them in DVD format from the DickProenneke.com website.

  • Dick Proenneke in The Frozen North

    9:55

    - There were 4 one hour videos produced on Dick Proenneke's life up at Twin Lakes. For more than 30 years a man by the name of Dick Proenneke lived alone in the Alaskan Bush. His only neighbors were the wolves and grizzly bears and his only transportation was his canoe and a good set of legs. Through the years, Dick kept written journals of daily life at Twin Lakes but would also document much of his adventure on film with his 16 mms Bolex camera. The Frozen North is Dick's own filmed account of his life alone in this One Man's Wilderness, produced from original footage not included in Alone in the Wilderness or Alaska Silence & Solitude. You can purchase all 3 of the films about Dick Proenneke in DVD format from the website.

  • Dick Proenneke in Alone in the Wilderness part II

    7:09

    - Dick Proenneke's simple, yet profound account of his 30 year adventure in the remote Alaska wilderness continues in this sequel to Alone in the Wilderness. Watch through his eyes as he continues to document with his 16mm wind-up Bolex camera, capturing his own amazing craftsmanship, the stunning Alaskan wildlife and scenery and even a visit from his brother Ray (Jake). His epic journey takes you on a vacation away from the hustle and bustle of today's fast-paced society, and is a true breath of fresh air.

    Bob Swerer has taken the best footage from Dick's films and he has created 4 videos about Dick, Alone in the Wilderness, Alaska, Silence and Solitude The Frozen North, and now Alone in the Wilderness part II. You can purchase all of them in DVD format from the website.

  • Frontiers 194: Dick Proenneke - At Home in the Wilderness

    48:32

    By Rhonda McBride, KTVA.

    I remember the first time I heard Dick Proenneke’s name, I said, “Dick, what?”
    The name Proenneke, pronounced “preh’-neck-key,” sounded so odd.
    My colleague Will Mader, our main Frontiers photojournalist, brought it up. He’s a big fan of Proenneke’s.
    Will had devoured Proenneke’s journals and watched all his films. He had even made the pilgrimage to Dick’s cabin at Lake Clark National Park and Wilderness Preserve and talked with me about doing a show on efforts to preserve his log house.
    Why? Alaska has lots of log cabins. Why this one?
    Will convinced me this was an important story to tell.
    Since Proenneke’s death in 2003, his fame has continued to grow. But curiously, he’s better known outside of our state than he is here, because his film, Alone is the Wilderness, is often featured in public broadcasting fundraisers across the country.
    The more I learned, the more intrigued I became.
    Proenneke, at the age of 52, went to Twin Lakes to reinvent himself, after a welding accident almost blinded him.
    His mission: to find out if he had what it took to survive in the wilderness. He started by cutting down logs and used them to build a cabin, fashioned completely with hand tools – some that he made himself. Proenneke went on to live in his homemade house for more than 30 years -- and through his journals and films became a famous wilderness advocate.
    Will and I began our journey towards this week’s show more than two years ago, with a trip to Twin Lakes, where we had a chance to meet people who knew Dick Proenneke. It turned out to be what I call a Chinese box story, when you open one box, only to find another and another. There were plenty of surprises in those boxes – and we were left with an interesting collection.
    Who was the real Dick Proenneke?
    First and foremost, he aimed to leave his mark by treading lightly on the land, to have as little impact as possible on the wilderness he called home.
    Although the country was remote, he discovered how fragile it was. He often spent his days picking up trash that hunters and pilots left behind.
    Another facet of Dick Proenneke: he was a recycler extraordinaire, before the term was even widely used.
    He would take discarded gas cans and turn them into cookware. He would salvage parts from airplane wrecks and fashion tools. He also made very user-friendly furniture, shaped to the curves of the body.
    Dick Proenneke, we discovered, was many things to many people. That’s why we decided to create a special one-hour version of the show.
    Here are some of the highlights:
    • Dick Proenneke's personal frontier: The story of how Dick Proenneke became a wilderness icon.
    • Handmade home: Efforts to restore Dick Proenneke’s cabin at Twin Lakes.
    • Keepers of the legacy, the journals: John Branson, a National Park Service historian based at Lake Clark talks about editing more than 90 pounds of Proenneke notebooks.
    • Keepers of the legacy, the archive: Katie Myers, a curator for the National Park Service shows us the Dick Proenneke collection at the NPS archives in downtown Anchorage.
    • Friends and neighbors: With help from the NPS and the Alaska Moving Image Preservation Association, a look at friendships Dick had with his nearest neighbors -- Jay and Bella Hammond and the Alsworth Family.
    • Wilderness princess: Former NPS ranger Patty Brown talks about her friendship with Dick Proenneke, who made her feel like royalty. How she came to hop off a float plane at Twin Lakes, wearing a black evening gown.
    • Friends of Dick Proenneke and Lake Clark National Park: Fred Hirschmann shares his memories of Dick and talks about the need to protect and preserve the Proenneke homestead.

    We have many, many people to thank for their help: John Branson and Katie Myers at the National Park Service, the Alsworth's Lake Clark Air, the Hammond family, the Alaska Moving Image Preservation Association, Fred Hirschmann and the Friends of Dick Proenneke and Lake Clark National Park, and Bob Swerer Productions.

    Perhaps the biggest joy of a project like this is all the friends you meet. We hope this show raises awareness about a great Alaskan, who is not well known in his own state. So here’s our attempt to change that.

  • Dick Proenneke in The Frozen North

    3:20

    - For more than 30 years a man by the name of Dick Proenneke lived alone in the Alaskan Bush. His only neighbors were the wolves and grizzly bears and his only transportation was his canoe and a good set of legs. Through the years, Dick kept written journals of daily life at Twin Lakes but would also document much of his adventure on film with his 16 mms Bolex camera. The Frozen North is Dick's own filmed account of his life alone in this One Man's Wilderness, produced from original footage not included in Alone in the Wilderness or Alaska Silence & Solitude. You can purchase all 3 of the films about Dick Proenneke in DVD or VHS format from the website.

  • Dick Proenneke Cabin – Twin Lakes, Alaska - Must Watch!

    13:48

    This video is a short collection of highlights and photos from Joseph Classen's 2012 solo adventure to Twin Lakes, Alaska. He has been captivated by this place since his youth…inspired by the legendary “Alone in the Wilderness” story of Dick Proenneke, who built an incredible cabin and documented his life at Twin Lakes for 30 years. This video was shot spontaneously on a rather low quality camera and is simply intended for your enjoyment. Learn and see more and purchase limited edition Twin Lakes prints at

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  • Dick Proennekes Cabin | Im Finally Here on Day 5 of My Alaska Adventure

    1:51

    #cabin #alaska #offgrid
    Finally, I fly from Anchorage to Port Alsworth and then from Port Alsworth to Twin Lakes in a bush plane to land on the beach of Dick Proenneke's log cabin in the Alaskan wilderness, where I spend two nights, three days alone.

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  • He Spent 40 Years Alone in the Woods, and Now Scientists Love Him | Short Film Showcase

    5:08

    Welcome to Gothic, Colorado—one of the coldest places in the United States. This ghost town has been abandoned since the 1920s, but there is at least one person who still calls it home. For more than 40 years, current resident billy barr has lived in a small cabin, recording data about the snowpack to pass the time. In this short film, Morgan Heim of Day’s Edge Productions profiles the legendary local who inadvertently provided scientists with a treasure trove of climate change data. Winner of the Film4Climate competition organized by the Connect4Climate Program of the World Bank (film4climate.net).
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  • One Mans Alaska - Tribute to Richard Proenneke

    27:21

    Every Proenneke Fan Should Have These:
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  • Dick Proennekes Cabin On Twin Lakes Alaska

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    Dick Proenneke's cabin on Twin Lakes Alaska Fly In Trip
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  • ALONE IN THE WILDERNESS PART II | 2011 | Documentary | Dick Proenneke

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  • Two Years Alone in the Wilderness | Escape the City to Build Off Grid Log Cabin

    1:31:34

    #logcabin #bushcraft #offgrid #survival
    One man leaves the city life behind to build a cheap off grid log cabin and homestead in the Canadian wilderness, including a log home, an outdoor kitchen, an outhouse, a woodshed and a sauna bathhouse. Building mostly with hand tools, Shawn James harvests building materials from the forests north of Toronto, Canada and crafts them into functional tools and shelters using traditional woodworking tools and methods. He practices bushcraft and survival skills every day, including fire starting, tree identification and harvesting, wild edible foraging, fishing, hunting, camping in the summer and winter, travelling by canoe and snowshoe, navigation and water collection and purification.
    Continue watching in 2019 as Shawn finishes the sauna, plants a forest garden for fruit and vegetables, builds an underground root cellar, ice house and cheese cave, a timber frame workshop and a remote hunt camp closer to fish and game.
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  • Survivalist Lives Alone in Alaska for 30 Years!!

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  • ALONE IN THE WILDERNESS 2004 | Documentary | Dick Proenneke

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  • Windsong Wilderness Retreat & Dick Proenneke cabin. Twin Lakes, Alaska.

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  • Lake Clark National Park inside Dick Proennekes cabin

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    Step inside Richard L. Dick Proenneke's cabin at Upper Twin Lake in Lake Clark National Park.
    This is an amazing testament to One Mans Wilderness adventure.
    Inside the cabin is the way it was when Dick Proenneke left it, most all of his original tools, clothes, hand made items are still at the cabin and it is meticulously cared for by the National Park and volunteers.
    One of the main reasons we went to Alaska was to see Dick Proenneke's Cabin after reading and watching Alone in the Wilderness- the story of Dick Proenneke

  • The Man Living in Complete Isolation for 40 Years | Far Out

    9:31

    Since 1965, Faustino Barrientos has lived alone on the shores lake O'Higgins' in a house built from the remains of a shipwrecked fishing vessel. He's a pastoralist, living mostly off the land and his livestock, with few modern amenities. His nearest neighbors are in Villa O'Higgins, a small community of several hundred people, 25 miles away, accessible only by a two-day horseback ride through rugged mountain animal paths. Every few years, Faustino makes this ride to sell his cattle in town.

    Currently 81 years old, Faustino is reaching the end of his life, and his self-imposed isolation is being encroached upon by the forces of government, economy, and tourism. In December 2011, VICE went to document his lifestyle and speak with him about the changing face of Patagonia and the gaucho lifestyle.

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  • Denalis Fuels Crew working around Dick Proennekes Cabin

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    Lake Clark National Park and Preserve

  • Alone Again

    39:53

    #offgrid #alone #logcabin
    Alone with my dog again at the off grid log cabin in the Canadian wilderness. I talk about what happened to my wife, I make spruce tip tea and skin salve with spruce tips, bear fat and beeswax, I plant berry bushes alongside the creek, check on my potatoes planted in the spruce bog, smoke turkey breast in the forest kitchen and use a chainsaw to clear the forest for a greenhouse and workshop. To hear more about the story of my family and our life, tune into my other channel for regular updates. Shawn James
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  • Off Grid Log Cabin: Alone with my Dog in an Ice Storm

    40:11

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    Relaxing at the cabin with Cali, my Golden Retriever. The weather was incredible, warm and sunny one day with deer coming out to dine on the acorns exposed by the melting snow, but the next day, rain ice pellets fell all night long before changing to snow the following day. It was not the worst ice storm I've witnessed, not like the ice storm of several years ago that shut the northeast down for a few days, but it did some damage.

    With our drone, my wife got some incredible aerial footage and photographs of raging rivers, pristine Canadian wilderness in the snow and the log cabin.
    The rustic tiny house is extremely cozy right now, especially when my wife and dog are there and the fire in the woodstove is burning, the candles and lanterns are lit and the furs are piled high on the bed. It's extremely cozy now that the floor is insulated and the spaces between the logs have been filled. Woodworking and bushcrafting the structure was very rewarding, but the interior finishes are the icing on the cake. Whenever I'm inside with the fire burning and I look out through the windows and the winter storms raging, I'm inspired to finish the tiny log house as soon as possible so that I can get working on the front porch, the outdoor kitchen, the cellar, workshop, maple syrup shack and more.
    I'm particularly excited to live off the land, foraging for wild plants and edibles, growing my own vegetables and becoming self reliant. I can use this off grid cabin as a shelter and base where I can practice living off the land and use primitive technology, learn bushcraft skills, improve my survival skills and my self reliance.
    Of course, no video would be complete without the meals that I prepare on the wood stove over the fire with cast iron cookware. In this episode, I make stewed venison spiced with garam masala, with leeks, onions and broccoli. For breakfast, I have fresh chicken eggs from the nearby rural homestead where they raise chickens and turkeys. I will be showing how I put the eggs in long term storage, preserving the food for the future.
    My dog and I fall asleep to the hooting of barred owls, and the wind through the trees and the falling rain were a big ASMR triggers for me. It's deep winter outside, but in the cabin was cosy and warm. Sometimes I think living off grid in a tiny house seems much easier, away from the daily stress of life.
    In fact, dealing with my high blood pressure and becoming much healthier is my motivation for building this cabin and living the simple life. Not my only motivation of course, I'm also inspired by my wife and my parents, who are living long and happy lives. Inspiration is important in this crazy world, and of course I'm not the only one who wants to escape from society and retreat to a cabin in the woods.
    To accomplish my goal of living off grid with as little money as possible, living cheap and saving money wherever possible, I need to continue to hone my woodworking and bushcraft skills, along with tree identifications, foraging, making maple syrup, harvesting chaga, catching fish and game, preserving food for long term storage (dehydrating, salting, curing, smoking, freezing, drying).

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  • Alone in the Wilderness - Living in a Cabin. Part 1

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  • A Year in the Wilderness | Off Grid and Self Reliant in a Log Cabin

    3:22:14

    Another full year in the wilderness living my dream. There is no place I would rather be than in the wilderness, self reliant, thriving in an off grid log cabin and living close to nature. Spring arrived today, and in my mind, it's the beginning of a new year and I reflect on the last 365 days spent building my homestead and creating a safe place for my family and me for times like this. The next 365 days will bring big changes for me and my family as we continue to learn how to and practice becoming more self reliant and put the lessons I have learned over the last three years to use. This year, food security and health are our focus, along with a few building projects that I'll be undertaking alone to make our homestead more self sufficient.
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  • A HISTÓRIA DE RICHARD PROENNEKE

    6:53

    A história de Richard Proenneke, contada em português.
    Proenneke viveu sozinho, durante 30 anos, nas montanhas do Alasca numa cabana de madeira que ele próprio construiu.
    Créditos:
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    Wikipédia

  • Log Cabin in the Forest Alone in the Wilderness. Forest Film.

    19:36

    In this video I came to my log cabin which is located far in the woods in the wilderness. Another month of March, but we still have winter. Thank you for watching.

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  • The Forest Garden in the Wilderness | Living Off the Land

    46:08

    With my dog, Cali the Golden Retriever, I start my forest garden, hacking a vegetable plot into the banks along a beaver creek while collecting sod and moss for the roof of a log cabin in the Canadian wilderness.
    In the second half of the video, we continue paddling up a river in Ontario, Canada, fishing and experiencing close encounters with moose cows and new born calves.

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  • 30 Days at My Log Cabin Camp | SOLO Bushcraft

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    My most interesting summer bushcraft projects at my off-grid log cabin camp in the Northern Wilderness.
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  • Log cabin in the taiga. 3 days of living in the forest in a log cabin.

    16:06

    This video is about a trip to the taiga in a log cabin. This cabin is more than 15 years old. Built this log cabin 3 people. It's the end of the month of March, but in our area it's still winter. Snow depth of more than 1 meter. We took the West Siberian husky with us. Hunting in the month of March is prohibited. We had a great time in this log cabin. Thanks for watching.

  • Screened Porch on the Log Cabin | Off Grid Sauna and Bathhouse

    11:12

    #logcabin #offgrid #selfreliance
    I finish the front of the screened in porch on the off grid log cabin and then decide whether or not to finish the porch or move over to my sauna bathhouse to finish it before the cold weather sets in.
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  • Braving Alaska

    56:01

  • Wilderness Survival with my Dog | Solo Bushcraft, Woodworking Hand Tools, Axe, Log Cabin Loft

    55:35

    #bushcraft #logcabin #woodworking
    Join me and my dog as we survive frigid temperatures and a blizzard in the Canadian wilderness. I work solo on the interior of the log cabin, including adding log trim to the front door and a hand-railing for the sleeping loft in the cabin. I snowshoe through the deep snow to cut down trees for woodworking with traditional hand tools. I use a small carving axe to fix the handrail on the ladder to the loft and to split kindling for the fire. It's so cold that I keep a campfire burning between the front porch of the cabin and the forest kitchen so that I can work in comfort, and also to cook venison steaks on the grill and bone broth in a cast iron pot.
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  • FULL Interview with Jack and Katherine Ferguson about Dick Proenneke

    32:30

    Interviewed by Kris Rognes

  • Wife & Daughter Making Maple Syrup | Off Grid Log Cabin Life

    14:52

    #logcabin #maplesyrup #wildedible

    My wife and my youngest daughter visit the cabin for the day to help me make our first maple syrup batch of 2019.

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  • Paradise Preserved / Buying Land / Alone in the Wilderness / Cabin Life Ep 70

    11:15

    Join Maureen on her regular walk along the country road fronting their dream property in the Unorganized area of Ontario, Canada, while she talks about searching for that special wilderness property.

    What the heck - suspicious hunter?? Maureen tells her story of someone in a black pick up truck, who burned off down the road, after she noticed him parked off to the side. Typically, local people will welcome a quick chit chat, but that guy burned away for no apparent reason. Was he hunting? Why did he feel it necessary to take off so quickly? It has Maureen concerned, with the increase of people moving to the wilderness area.

    There's a real trend now for people to purchase land in wilderness areas, which was Glenn & Maureen's goal - to find a piece of forested land in a remote area near Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada. 2 years earlier, their dream came true, and they built their off grid cabin and home on their 40 acres of pristine forest. It was an exciting time for them - with Glenn being a nature recordist, he was now able to record wildlife on his own land, because there were no man made sounds to interfere.

    Shortly after they moved into their new home, the neighbouring land was severed and sold, bringing more people to the area, with their dreams of building on off grid land. The closest of the new neighbours explained his dream was to build a log cabin with traditional hand tools, similar to the legendary Dick Proenneke - the self educated naturalist who lived alone in the wilderness of Alaska for 30 years. Maureen and Glenn were happy for the new neighbour - and wished him well in fulfilling his dream. They were relieved to know that their neighbour was aiming at living a quiet, self reliant lifestyle. But as his visions grew - so did the choice of tools - now loud power tools replace the silence. Realizing their neighbour has the right to do as he wished on his property (the beauty of living in an Unorganized area), Glenn and Maureen appreciate having their off grid cabin far back in the forest, as a retreat from the man made noise.

    This prompted Maureen to speak about being careful when searching rural / remote properties. Many people dream of owning a precious get away property in the wilderness so they can retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city - which is a wonderful goal - but she warns to research the adjacent properties and areas to try to ward off any surprises in the future. There are both advantages and disadvantages to owning property adjacent to either Public or Private Land. Being adjacent to Public lands has many advantages, but also allows for anyone to access, and use it. Private property adacent could open the door to having neighbours who prefer a different lifestyle from the pristine, relaxing lifestyle of living quietly in the middle of the wilderness.

    As more people seek to remove themselves from the hustle and bustle of the city, to the more relaxing, stress free lifestyle of remote, off grid living or homestead living, Maureen asks, what affect will this have on the wildlife as the animals are forced to move further into the remote areas?

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  • DIY Porch Build | Off Grid Haircut | Bear Pot Roast in the Forest Kitchen

    23:10

    #offgrid #cabin #building
    With my dog, Cali, the Golden Retriever, I continue building the porch on my off grid log cabin while slow roasting bear meat in the earthen oven in my outdoor forest kitchen. It's bath day for Cali and I, bathing in the nearby lake and then I shave my beard and hair off for the last few warm weeks of summer here in the wilderness of central Canada.
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  • Construyen cabañas a prueba de osos salvajes | Alaska: La última frontera | Discovery Latinoamérica

    7:31

    Apartados de los centros hospitalarios y con la inminente llegada del invierno, ellos se verán obligados a protegerse de los osos que pardos que arrasan con todo cuanto se cruza por su camino.

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  • A cabin in the woods....

    16:03

    Lot of people want to live debt free, in a cabin in the woods. Here's how I got started on this path 20 years ago...

  • What Does Cali Eat? | Golden Retriever at the Cabin

    15:03

    #goldenretriever #dog #offgrid
    A question I get often is what does Cali, my golden retriever, eat at the cabin. In addition to dry dog food, she eats whatever I'm eating plus marrow bones and other raw meat.
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  • Man Survives 3 Weeks In Alaskan Wilderness In Subzero Temperatures | TODAY

    2:36

    When Tyson Steele’s cabin in a remote area of Alaska burned down in December, he struggled to survive over three weeks of brutal conditions and subzero temperatures. NBC national correspondent Miguel Almaguer reports for TODAY.
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  • Log Cabin Bathhouse | Installing a Wood Stove | Maple Syrup | Off Grid Haircut

    17:20

    With spring weather just around the corner, I get back to work on the sauna, tap the maple trees for maple sugar and clean myself up for company on Friday when visitors will help me boil my first 2019 batch of maple syrup.
    The roof of the log cabin is now watertight and the sauna heater (log burning wood stove with water reservoir) is installed and burning, helping to melt the snow and ice that covers the floor of the bathhouse.
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  • Off Grid Cabin Life with My Dog: Rustic Kitchen for the Wilderness Homestead

    43:19

    My wife and Cali, our golden retriever dog, join me at the wilderness homestead log cabin for a couple of days - great meals, trekking through the snow for wood building materials for the rustic kitchen, off-grid cooking, cold nights, a warm cabin - life at the cabin is awesome, a real cozy (hygge) experience with my wife and dog curled up by the fire.
    Apparently, scrubbing the log walls and mortar is an ASMR experience - Cali slowly closes her eyes and falls asleep on the bench as I wash the walls with a sponge and water. She's really settling into the wilderness lifestyle, often sitting on the porch listening to the birds, animals and wind in the trees, barking and chasing anything that's out of place. A golden retriever is not a typical guard dog, but she's surprisingly tough

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  • 4 Dogs, 4 Guys Build a Longhouse Using Hand Tools and Natural Materials | Bushcraft

    36:34

    #bushcraft #logcabin #handtools
    We return to the Native American longhouse with our four dogs, not sure whether the bark we harvested from dying ash trees earlier this summer will be still useable, not dried out and cracked and whether or not we collected enough to complete the primitive bushcraft shelter using hand tools and natural materials.
    The dogs continue to work out the hierarchy, Cali my Golden Retriever protecting her home territory from Bella, Buck and Finn, dog's belonging to Ted Baird, Jim Baird and Doug Linker.
    We are rained out for half a day and we spend that time cooking ribs in the forest kitchen and we end the day with hot chicken wings, fries and a bear roast for dinner cooked on the campfire.

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  • The Workshop | Choosing a Building Site for the Off Grid, No Power Workshop

    6:44

    #offgrid #workshop #logcabin
    Finally, I'm ready to start building my off grid workshop so I can do my woodworking projects inside a heated cabin without making a mess of the main log cabin and outdoor kitchen.

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    P1H 0B5

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  • Cali at the Cabin | My Dog Helps Me Build an Addition on My Log Cabin

    8:21

    #offgrid #logcabin #cali
    I'm building an addition on the back of my off grid log cabin with a separate toilet and storage closet and my dog Cali, a 3-year old Golden Retriever, helps with snow removal.
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